Rick Danis

Executive Director

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    2555 East Camelback Road, Suite 400
    Phoenix, AZ 85016-9262
    United States

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    +1 602 224-4405

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Rick joined Grubb & Ellis, now Cushman & Wakefield, as a Capital Markets specialist focusing exclusively on the sale of commercial investment property in 2001. Since joining the firm, he has earned multiple accolades for his performance, including multiple Top Producer awards on both a local and national basis. Recently, he was named Interoffice Deal-Maker of the Year in recognition of his work across multiple disciplines within commercial real estate and cooperating internally with scores of leasing and sales professionals in other divisions. Rick has also served on the Board of Directors Cassidy Turley during its private-ownership period prior to the firm being rolled up into the global firm of Cushman & Wakefield. He is married with two children and resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.


  • September 2015 – Present: Cushman & Wakefield, Executive Director
  • 2014 – August 2015: DTZ, Senior Managing Director
  • 2001 – 2014: Cassidy Turley, Executive Vice President
  • 1996 – 2001: Hendricks & Partners, Vice President & Regional Manager
  • 1989 – 1996: CB Richard Ellis, Investment Salesperson

Awards & Associations

  • 2012 – 2008 Top Ten Producer
  • 2007, 2006, 2005 Circle of Excellence (National)
  • 2010, 2007 Top 10 Producer, Phoenix Office
  • 2006, 2005, 2004 Top Producer, Phoenix Office
  • Over 28 years of real estate brokerage and advisory experience
  • Over $750,000,000 in commercial real estate transactions on behalf of institutional and private equity owners


Lehman Brothers, Pacific Western Bank, DCT Industrial, Koll, BOK Financial, Bank of Arizona, GE, iStar Financial, Marquette Financial, Meridian Bank, National Bank of Kansas City, Heritage Bank, Aurora Bank, G.W. Williams Co., Zions Bank, West Valley National Bank, Celtic Bank, JPMorgan Chase, MidFirst Bank, Ocwen Loan Servicing, Colony, Compass Bank, Dickinson Financial, Armed Forces Bank, First United Bank, California Bank & Trust